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Scientific Name Hypostomus cf. cochliodon   
Common Names L050, Spotted Humpbacked Pleco
Spotted Cochliodon
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Although camel brown with large, well spaced black spots this fish can develop a much more reddish hue if kept in a dimly lit tank. Previously placed in Cochliodon and now included in the larger genus, Hypostomus as a member of the Hypostomus Cochliodon group. All these species have higher backs than other conspecifics and spoon shaped teeth (like Panaque). See link below.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lageado (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2013 Jul 19 17:43 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)